• The Bean Counter Cafe

    For locals, The Bean Counter Cafe is the place where the barista greets them by name. For visitors, it’s the place you want to be known by name. If you’re in search of a warm cup of tea, strong cup of coffee, and freshly baked pastries, then this is your kind of place. (As usual,

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  • Best Bookstores in Northern California

    Autumn inspires sentimentality and the glow of leaves at twilight makes Scout melancholy in the best way. Every now and again, Scout savors a melancholy day like he savors a warm cup of coffee. Feeling rather sentimental about his melancholic state, Scout decide to spend Whole40 Challenge week two comfy among the very best bookstores

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  • Whole40 Challenge Day 3: “Fame mongering”

    Lifelong dream Scout and I are pleased to tell you that we fulfilled a lifelong dream: we spent three hours in traffic on our way to the City to record a soundbite for KQED. To be clear, the traffic wasn’t the dream (though it has become eerily nostalgic.) Recording a radio story was the dream

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  • Coffee is Power

    Scout has been drinking coffee since he was eight weeks old. On his second day living with Team Frymire in Las Vegas, NV, he was particularly sleepy. A good night’s rest in the warmth of his new home made him exceedingly tired. You probably know what we’re describing. We’re talking about the way vacation makes

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